Out of 11,023 infections announced by the Ministry of Health on February 1, there were 11,011 cases in 55 provinces and cities; More than 39,000 cases recovered.
3,708 cases were detected in isolation or blockade areas (reducing 412 cases), 7,303 community cases (reducing 1,214 cases). The average number of new infections in the country recorded in the past 7 days is 14,122 cases/day.
Up to now, Vietnam has recorded 185 cases of Omicron mutant infection in: Ho Chi Minh City 92, Quang Nam 27, Quang Ninh 20, Hanoi 14, Khanh Hoa 11, Da Nang 8, Kien Giang 4, Thanh Hoa 2; Hai Duong, Hai Phong, Long An, Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Binh Duong, Lam Dong, Ninh Binh each.
In the fourth wave, the number of domestic infections was 2,279,719, of which 2,059,241 cases were announced to be cured.
Localities with high cumulative infections during this outbreak: Ho Chi Minh City 514,047, Binh Duong 292,908, Hanoi 134,223, Dong Nai 99,910, Tay Ninh 88,284 cases.
Regarding treatment, the number of patients recovered in a day was 39,608 cases. The total number of cured cases reached 2,062,058 cases. The number of critically ill patients being treated is 3,315, of which oxygen through a mask is 2,349, HFNC high-flow oxygen is 451, noninvasive ventilation is 111, invasive ventilation is 390, and ECMO is 14.
The number of tests from April 27, 2021 to now, has tested 32.2 million samples, equivalent to 77.2 million people, an increase of 18,320 samples compared to the previous day.
On January 30, 145,079 doses of vaccine were injected. Thus, the total number of doses injected was 181.4 million doses, of which the first injection was 79 million doses, the second injection was 74.1 million doses, and the third dose (additional/reinforced injection and 3 doses) baseline) is 28.1 million doses.
On January 31, the Ministry of Health issued guidelines for managing people with Covid-19 at home, continuing to direct localities to deploy spring vaccination campaigns. The Ministry of Health also directed relevant units to strictly comply with regulations on Covid-19 prevention and control. Localities do not set their own requirements and regulations on epidemic prevention and control in contravention of the central regulations and the guidance of the Ministry of Health. Requesting medical facilities to strictly observe the regime of Tet duty; ensure that drugs, biological products, equipment and medical personnel are ready to fight epidemics and provide medical examination and treatment.
The Ministry of Health continues to actively monitor the epidemic situation caused by the Omicron strain; regularly discuss with the World Health Organization (WHO) to update information, timely and accurately about this mutation; directing localities to strengthen epidemic prevention and control measures; inspect and strictly handle violations of epidemic prevention and control.